Nagios Conference 2011 - Ethan Galstad - Keynote Presentation

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Ethan Galstad's keynote presentation during the Nagios World Conference North America held Sept 27-29th, 2011 in Saint Paul, MN. For more information on the conference (including photos and videos), visit http://go.nagios.com/nwcna

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Nagios Conference 2011 - Ethan Galstad - Keynote Presentation

  1. 2. Ethan Galstad
  2. 3. What Is Nagios?
  3. 4. What Nagios Is <ul><li>IT Infrastructure Monitoring </li></ul>
  4. 5. What Nagios Is <ul><li>IT Infrastructure Monitoring
  5. 6. Monitoring </li></ul>
  6. 7. What Nagios Is <ul><li>IT Infrastructure Monitoring
  7. 8. Monitoring
  8. 9. Alerting </li></ul>
  9. 10. What Nagios Is <ul><li>IT Infrastructure Monitoring
  10. 11. Monitoring
  11. 12. Alerting
  12. 13. Graphing </li></ul>
  13. 14. What Nagios Is <ul><li>IT Infrastructure Monitoring
  14. 15. Monitoring
  15. 16. Alerting
  16. 17. Graphing
  17. 18. Reporting </li></ul>
  18. 19. Monitoring Software <ul><li>Nagios Core </li><ul><li>Open Source
  19. 20. Monitoring and Alerting Engine </li></ul><li>Nagios XI </li><ul><li>Commercial
  20. 21. Packaged Solution </li></ul></ul>
  21. 22. How Many People Use Nagios? <ul><li>3.3 Million Installations In Last Year </li></ul>
  22. 23. Nagios Users
  23. 24. Who Uses Nagios?
  24. 25. For IT Professionals <ul><li>Visibility
  25. 26. Instant Awareness
  26. 27. Proactive Planning
  27. 28. Extendable Architecture
  28. 29. Customizable </li></ul>
  29. 30. For Organizations <ul><li>Reduce Downtime
  30. 31. Plan For Upgrades
  31. 32. Save Your Image
  32. 33. Save Time
  33. 34. Save Money </li></ul>
  34. 35. Why Is Nagios Important? <ul><li>Capability
  35. 36. Flexibility
  36. 37. High Value
  37. 38. Worldwide Community
  38. 39. Free Addons
  39. 40. Competitive Cost </li></ul>
  40. 41. What Can Be Monitored?
  41. 42. Computer Systems <ul><li>Servers
  42. 43. Workstations
  43. 44. Operating Systems
  44. 45. Disk, Memory, CPU
  45. 46. Services
  46. 47. Processes
  47. 48. Applications
  48. 49. Performance Metrics </li></ul>
  49. 50. Network Infrastructure <ul><li>Routers
  50. 51. Switches
  51. 52. Firewalls
  52. 53. Availability
  53. 54. Port Status
  54. 55. Bandwidth
  55. 56. Traps </li></ul>
  56. 57. Databases <ul><li>MSSQL
  57. 58. MySQL
  58. 59. DB2
  59. 60. Oracle
  60. 61. Table, Database Size
  61. 62. SQL Queries
  62. 63. Performance Metrics </li></ul>
  63. 64. Websites <ul><li>Websites
  64. 65. Availability
  65. 66. Load Time
  66. 67. Response Codes
  67. 68. Page Content
  68. 69. Web Transactions
  69. 70. SSL Certificates
  70. 71. DNS Matches </li></ul>
  71. 72. Security <ul><li>Security Alerts
  72. 73. Intrusion Detection
  73. 74. Port Scans
  74. 75. Website Defacement
  75. 76. DNS Hijacking
  76. 77. Log Monitoring
  77. 78. Motion Sensors </li></ul>
  78. 79. Other Uses <ul><li>Environmental
  79. 80. Power
  80. 81. Light
  81. 82. Humidity
  82. 83. Water
  83. 84. Fire
  84. 85. Smoke </li></ul>
  85. 86. Other Uses <ul><li>Renewable Energy
  86. 87. Current
  87. 88. Voltage
  88. 89. Battery State </li></ul>
  89. 90. Other Uses <ul><li>Paper Mills
  90. 91. Paper Thickness </li></ul>
  91. 92. Other Uses <ul><li>Manufacturing Plants
  92. 93. Automation Status
  93. 94. Paint Jobs </li></ul>
  94. 95. Other Uses <ul><li>Retail
  95. 96. Cash Registers
  96. 97. POS Terminals
  97. 98. Order Queues </li></ul>
  98. 99. Other Uses <ul><li>Radio Stations
  99. 100. Network Streams
  100. 101. Audio Silence </li></ul>
  101. 102. Other Uses <ul><li>Financial
  102. 103. Currency Rates
  103. 104. Stock Prices
  104. 105. Product Prices
  105. 106. Available Credits </li></ul>
  106. 107. Other Uses <ul><li>Safety
  107. 108. Weather Alerts
  108. 109. Threat Levels
  109. 110. Radiation Levels </li></ul>
  110. 111. Limitless Monitoring Capabilities <ul><li>Most Anything
  111. 112. Extendable Architecture
  112. 113. Hundreds of Plugins
  113. 114. Create Your Own </li></ul>
  114. 115. Simple, Useful Example <ul><li>./check_doomsday.php
  115. 116. Custom date
  116. 117. Custom alert thresholds </li></ul>
  117. 118. What's New?
  118. 119. Web GUI <ul><li>Nagios V-Shell
  119. 120. PHP Frontend
  120. 121. Ajax </li></ul>
  121. 122. Mobile Application <ul><li>Nagios Mobile
  122. 123. View status
  123. 124. Acknowledge problems
  124. 125. Schedule downtime </li></ul>
  125. 126. Configuration <ul><li>Nagios CCM
  126. 127. Advanced Config
  127. 128. Import, Export
  128. 129. Database Backend
  129. 130. PHP Frontend </li></ul>
  130. 131. Business Processes <ul><li>Nagios BPI
  131. 132. Visualize Processes
  132. 133. Customizable Groups
  133. 134. Configuration Wizard </li></ul>
  134. 135. SNMP Traps <ul><li>Nagios Trap Manager
  135. 136. SNMP Trap Database
  136. 137. View, Search Traps </li></ul>
  137. 138. Easy Distribution <ul><li>Nagios Montage
  138. 139. Nagios Core
  139. 140. Nagios VShell
  140. 141. Nagios Plugins
  141. 142. Nagios BPI
  142. 143. Nagios CCM
  143. 144. 100% Open Source </li></ul>
  144. 145. Passive Checks <ul><li>NRDP
  145. 146. Passive Checks Made Easier
  146. 147. PHP Server-Side App
  147. 148. PHP, Perl Clients </li></ul>
  148. 149. Core Engine <ul><li>Nagios Core
  149. 150. Expanded Team
  150. 151. Exfoliation Theme
  151. 152. Bug Fixes
  152. 153. Performance Optimizations </li></ul>
  153. 154. Database Backend <ul><li>NDOUtils
  154. 155. Non-Blocking, Asynchronous Writes
  155. 156. Index Changes
  156. 157. Performance Improvements </li></ul>
  157. 158. Services <ul><li>Certification
  158. 159. Nagios Core
  159. 160. Nagios XI
  160. 161. Nagios Certified Professional
  161. 162. Nagios Certified Administrator </li></ul>
  162. 163. Commercial Solution <ul><li>Nagios XI
  163. 164. Wizards
  164. 165. Components
  165. 166. Auto-Discovery
  166. 167. Distributed Monitoring
  167. 168. Passive Checks
  168. 169. Heartbeat Monitoring
  169. 170. Scheduled Reporting </li></ul>
  170. 171. More Projects <ul><li>Hundreds of Projects
  171. 172. New Projects Weekly
  172. 173. exchange.nagios.org </li></ul>
  173. 174. Development Activity
  174. 175. Nagios Is... <ul><li>Software
  175. 176. Solutions
  176. 177. Community
  177. 178. Ecosystem </li></ul>
  178. 179. Thank You Ethan Galstad

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